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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 64 Issue 5, May 2000
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Built in 1879, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science existed for over a century in cramped quarters. Now the Raleigh museum has moved into a 200,000-square-foot, $71 million structure that is being called the premier natural science museum in the Southeast.
In 1789, North Carolina gave its western lands, which eventually became the state of Tennessee, to the federal government to settle debts. Starting in April 1799, a survey party struggled through this wilderness area for five weeks to mark the boundary between the two states. The surveyors, John Strother and Robert Henry, left notebooks that give a picture of what this area was like two hundred years ago.